Winning Smile and a Really Big Kiln

Josh is a buddy of mine from the days of  old when we were baby art makers.  Since then, he’s grown up, completed various ceramics programs and has really “gone for it” in the world of hand-crafted pottery.  I think he’s destined to be a big success.  He’s got the drive (or the fire, as […]

Emolyn Knits

My dear little sister (she’s not that little any more) has created her own blog called, Emolyn Knits: Handmade, Custom Designed Knitwear.  She is an up-and-coming, second generation knit garment designer and her work is lovley! (We grew up on a small sheep farm with a mother whose profession is spinning, knitting and natural dying; […]

Painter Extraordinaire: Ian Brownlee

I really enjoy trading with fellow artists for work that neither party could afford otherwise.  It’s a great way to share, support and receive inspiration within your creative community without money being involved.  Ian Brownlee and I arranged to trade work well before we became dear friends.  I think it was actually one of our […]

Bookbinder on Local TV

A couple of weeks ago I was approached by Ursula Gullow, producer of our local Art Seen Asheville cable tv slot, to participate in an upcoming episode. Her projects typically feature artists, musician, writers and performers of Asheville. Her theme for this project was needles and her chosen artists were a tattoo artist, a DJ […]